The Oilscapes events in Aberdeen have reinvigorated my thinking on film, archives, and the environment. Jacques Perconte’s explorations of real and virtual worlds belong in this conversation as well.
Cleveland Street Gap (Courtney Egan and Helen Hill, 2006)
Still thinking about histories of film and the environment. How would one tell this history? What filmmakers are working at this site of intersection? Helen Hill’s work seems like an interesting starting point. The film embedded above includes footage that Hill shot before Hurricane Katrina, marked by the flood waters that filled her home. Continue reading